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close this book Grazing and rangeland development for livestock production
close this folder Management of rangelands and other grazing lands of the tropics and subtropics for support of livestock production. Technical Series Bulletin No. 23
View the document Preface
Open this folder and view contents I. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents II. Inventory of the natural resources base of permanent grasslands.
Open this folder and view contents III. Coping with constraints affecting forage production and utilization on rangelands, sod other Permanent Grasslands
Open this folder and view contents IV. The elements of productive grassland management.
Open this folder and view contents V. Measuring productivity of rangelands and other permanent grasslands.
Open this folder and view contents VI. Estimating Feed Requirements of Ruminant Livestock in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Regions.
View the document VII. Conclusions
View the document Appendices
View the document Appendix no. 1: Perennial Forage Grasses for the Tropics and Subtropics
View the document Appendix no. 2: Seed Characteristics and Adaptive Features of Forage Grasses
View the document Appendix no. 3: Major Forage Legumes for the Tropics and Sub-Tropics
View the document Appendix no. 4: Seed Characteristics and Adaptive Features of Forage Legumes
View the document Appendix no. 5: "Sources of Seed of Tropical Legumes"
View the document Appendix no. 6: Sources of Rhizobium Cultures for Tropical Legumes
View the document Appendix no. 7: Additional Publications Dealing with Livestock Production and Feed Supplies

Appendix no. 1: Perennial Forage Grasses for the Tropics and Subtropics

A. Species propagated by seed.

1. Alabang grass - Dicanthium caricosum

2. Angleton grass - Dicanthium aristatum

3. Bahia grass - Paspalum notatum

4. Bermuda grass - Cynodon dactylon

5. Birdwood grass - Cenchrus setigerus

6. Blue panic grass - Panicum antidotale

7. Buffel grass - Cenchrus ciliaris

8. Carib grass - Eriochloa polystachya

9. Dallis grass - Paspalum dilatatum

10. Green panic grass - Panicum maximum trichoglume

11. Guinea grass - Panicum maximum

12. Harding grass - Phalaris tuberosa, var. stenoptera

13. Love grass (weeping) - Eragrostis curvula

(a. Boehr lovegrass - Eragrostis chloromelas)

(b. Lehmann lovegrass - Eragrostis lehmanniana)

14. Makarikari grass - Panicum coloratum makarikariense

15. Molasses grass - Melinis minutiflora

16. Pigeon grass - Setaria sphacelata

17. Plicatulum grass - Paspalum plicatulum

18. Rhodes grass - Chloris gayana

19. Scrobic grass - Paspalum commersonii

20. Yellow bluestem - Bothriochloa ischaemum

B. Species propagated vegetatively*

* Usually propagated vegetatively from nurseries planted to seed.

21. African stargrass - Cynodon plectostachys

22. Cynodon Hybrids - Cynodon hybrids

23. Elephant grass (Napier grass) - Pennisetum purpureum

24. Imperial grass - Axonopus scoparius

25. Kikuyu grass - Pennisetum clandestinum

26. Palisade grass - Brachiaria brizantha

27. Pangola grass - Digitaria decumbens

28. Para grass - Brachiaria mutica

29. Signal grass - Brachiaria decumbens